Rapist known as 'Uncle Al' sentenced to life for assaulting girls he knew from church

Alfredo Lee Johnson (Photo courtesy of Harris Co. DA office)

A federal judge handed down a sentence for a rapist, nicknamed ‘Uncle Al’ at his church,  for molesting four girls, according to the Harris Co. DA's office. 

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Alfredo Lee Johnson, 43, of Houston was sentenced to life in prison Friday, for molesting and sexually assaulting teen and preteen girls from January 2013 to August 2016. 

Based on a press statement, jurors heard testimony that ‘Uncle Al’ would often supervise children of family friends and people from his church. Additionally, he was said to have raped a 15-year-old girl and molested two teenagers, one of them in Louisiana.

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"He groomed, molested, and raped these girls, and then he threatened their lives if they spoke out," Harris County DA Kim Ogg said. "He deserves to spend the rest of his life behind bars."